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PLAYING CHASE: Why Your Dog Likes It & Why You Do Too…

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on April 6, 2012 in Africa, At Home, Dog & Wolf News / Issues, Los Angeles Base, Nature / Colorado, Speak! Archive, Training & Behavior TipsNo Comments

It’s another afternoon at the dog park. People are chatting up a storm about their beloved pets, telling stories to one another all the while their dogs socilally interact joyfully in different ways. I stand off to the side observing every interaction- like pictures in a slide show, I record what I see between dogs…

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To Be Animal…

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on January 24, 2011 in Africa, Career, Nature / Colorado, Speak! Archive, Travel, Yellowstone National Park Wolf ExpeditionNo Comments

To be animal, to understand what makes a human detached from its own comrades of mammals, you have to live it, you have to breathe it and essentially, “Be wild”… Years ago, I had asked the most fundamental question that every human being seeks on the planet: Why am I here and what am I…

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Animals Know Details Better Than You Do…

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on November 12, 2010 in Africa, Arizona, Speak! Archive, Training & Behavior TipsNo Comments

Because pack & heard animals live their life on a totem pole, you have to pay attention to how un-conscience they are about constantly one-upping you. This mechanism is ingrained in their basic biology to get to the head of the pack or family system in place. Make no mistake that as a horseback rider…

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Gorongosa…

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on July 21, 2010 in Africa, Nature / Colorado, Speak! Archive, Travel, Yellowstone National Park Wolf Expedition2 Comments

My time at Gorongosa was one of the best times of my life. I intend to go back as more animals are re-introduced. I toured the re-introduction pen for Hyenas which will be there soon as well as the area for Zebras, etc. to be transported to the area after all studies are completed. To…

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Johannesburg Pictures

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on June 30, 2010 in Africa, Speak! Archive, Travel2 Comments

These are pictures from my lay-over in Johannesburg… Crime is so bad in this city, you are literally in lock down once at your location. Murder capitol of the world 🙁 Hopefully the rise in the economy from the World Cup will help the economic issues…

Heading To Johannesburg…

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on June 29, 2010 in Africa, Speak! Archive, TravelNo Comments

Within human nature, there is the seemingly relentless obsession to control and ultimatly change nature. I have had the displeasure of witnessing non-human animals over managed and undermanaged during this conservation revolution by their supposed superiors-human beings. I am a firm believer in overhauling the concept of sole responsibilty and being part of human’s working…

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